Today’s Headlines

  • Congress Really Has to Pass a Bill Before July, But It Probably Won’t (The HillTranspo Issues Daily)
  • Even In Defeat, Tax Breaks For Big Oil Is a Winning Campaign Issue For Obama (News Herald)
  • Transit Agencies Strategize to Deal With High Gas Prices; AAA Suggests Biking or Walking (Kitsap Sun)
  • Pay a Lot For Gas, Vote For Obama (SJ Mercury)
  • Occupy Transit, This Wednesday (ATU)
  • Connecticut Moves to Cap Gas Tax (NECN) While It Studies Congestion Pricing (Patch)
  • CA HSR Downgrades Its Vision, Downsizes Its Price Tag (LAT)
  • Financing, Labor Could Pose Problems For Florida’s Promising Private Rail Project (IBTimes)
  • Public-Private Partnerships: The Plusses and Minuses (WaPo)
  • Policy Wonk, Chamber Prez Debate Infrustructure Investment Pros and Cons (Duluth News Tribune)
  • April Fools Day Makes It Hard to Put Together a Serious Headline Stack (GGW (x2), WashCycle)

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Obama to Push For Infrastructure Money in State of the Union (WaPo) Jennifer Granholm Dismisses Talk of DOT Nomination (The Hill) Breitbart Goes After DOT Secretary Frontrunner Deborah Hersman For Conflict of Interest PA Gov. Corbett Finally Announces Transpo Funding Plan, Gas Tax Hike (WETM) Sports Teams Stranded by Nemo Turn to Train Travel to Get […]

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How’s Obama Going to Pay for That Infrastructure Plan? (Business Insider) Inside the Impressive Turnaround of Philly Transit (Governing) Do Commuters Switch From Driving to Light Rail? (Atlantic Cities) California Bullet Train Under Microscope (AP); SacBee Calls Oversight Hearing “A Joke” Indy Star: Expanded Transit in Central Indiana Has Merit, And Voters Should Decide How to […]

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Obama Proposes $10 a Barrel Gas Tax to Fund Sustainable Transportation (Politico) … Congressional Republicans Already Declare It “DOA” (The Hill, Think Progress) New Report Finds Los Angeles Has Highest Absolute Number of Pedestrian Deaths (SCPR.org) Transit Ridership Dipped in 2015 Amid Declining Gas Prices (Gas2.org) FTA’s $100 Million Proposal to Reduce Transit Collisions (Law […]

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Obama Urges Action on Highway Trust Fund: “It’s Not Crazy. It’s Not Socialism” (Biz Insider) Foxx Warns That State Funding Will Be Rationed Starting August 1 … (Dallas News) … And Defends Obama for Dragging Feet on Gas Tax (Roll Call) With Holiday Weekend Coming, Gas Prices Reach Six-Year High (The Hill) LaHood Encourages Missouri […]

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Unions Urge Obama to Hire Defender of Transportation Funding (The Hill) LaHood’s Private Sector Prospects (WaPo) Transit Bill Makes Headway in Indiana (Fox59) How Does Urbanism Fit Into the American Dream? (GGW) Plan to Axe the Gas Tax Moves Forward in Virginia (Examiner) Meanwhile, Talk of Gas Tax Hikes for Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wyoming Study: The Happiest Commuters […]